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Update: Police arrest man suspected of sex assault
Authorities are looking for an Iowa County man who police suspect sexually assaulted a Janesville girl Friday after enticing her online.
Defense suggests murder victim Britney Cross was HIV positive
The defense in the case of Clayton J. Courtney suggests that Britney N. Cross revealed she had HIV, and that provoked Courtney, according to court documents.
Town of Delavan has new police chief
The town of Delavan has a new police chief. Chief Ray Clark will be officially sworn in at a meeting Dec. 16.
Police warn of attempted telephone fraud
Janesville police are warning the public of several recent attempts of telephone fraud. The caller pretends to represent Alliant Energy.
Elkhorn teen pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 14-year-old girl
Elkhorn teen pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 14-year-old girl
Gage A. Timmer, 19, of 433 W. Court St. pleaded guilty Monday to sexually assault of a child younger than 16. Braden D. Mann, 19, of W5244 County ES and Nicholas T. Cook, 19, of 408 W. Centralia St. face similar charges.
Tale of two videos: Police discuss use of Taser on man at Janesville Mall
The use of a Taser on a man in a recent arrest was captured on video by a passerby as well as a police officer's body camera.
Holiday drunken-driving patrols start this weekend
The Rock County Sheriff's Office is one of four offices in the area that will send deputies on overtime to deter drunken driving.
Lake Geneva woman avoids IRS phone scam
The IRS scam is not new, and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture and Consumer Protection reported in September a spike in inquiries and complaints about it.
State warns of scam delivery emails
Chalmers said the spam emails are an attempt to expose consumers to malware or to gain access to a victim's personal and banking information.
Kathleen and Martin O'Brien plead not guilty to child abuse charges
Kathleen and Martin O'Brien pleaded not guilty to several felony child abuse and misdemeanor disorderly conduct related charges. The Lake Geneva couple are accused of abusing their six children.